10 Recipes: Cooking With Garlic Was Never Better

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Preparing roasted garlic: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Slice off top 1/3 of each head of garlic (can be reserved for another use!) and peel off outer layers of skin. Place heads close together in shallow baking dish just large enough to hold garlic. Drizzle 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil over each head. Cover […]

Go Coconut! 12 Ways To Eat Coconut Oil (Coconut Oil Is A MUST!)

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Organic Coconut Oil is a must for a multitude of reasons. I don’t go a single day without using or eating this natural powerhouse. Read: Coconut Oil Continues To Be THE Healthy Choice, written by our Natural Nutrition Advisor, Linda Wolschlager. Enjoy your day!  Always love & healthy choices, Allison Coconut oil is a versatile foodstuff and […]

Just Beet It: Part One

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What’s New and Beneficial About Beets Beets are a unique source of phytonutrients called betalains. Betanin and vulgaxanthin are the two best-studied betalains from beets, and both have been shown to provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification support. The detox support provided by betalains includes support of some especially important Phase 2 detox steps involving glutathione. […]

Tested Recipes for Kitchen Safety

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Today’s kitchens easily supplant the bathroom as the home’s most dangerous room. While scalds and falls on tile can inflict serious harm in the bathroom, modern kitchen appliances and gadgets offer many more opportunities for injury. Even a seemingly simple kitchen task can result in a devastating injury. Just ask April Stewart Klausner, a New […]

Keeping Food-Borne Illnesses at Bay

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Each year, one in six Americans becomes sick from eating contaminated food. But while outbreaks of food-borne illness linked to processing plants or imported products capture the public’s attention and raise fears about the safety of the food supply, as many as 70 percent of food poisoning cases originate in the kitchen. People, not products, […]

Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation – Interview with Michael Pollan

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Michael Pollan wants women to get back in the kitchen. And men. While we’re at it, he’d like to hustle the children in there, too! Because according to Pollan, the way we cook (or avoid cooking) defines our culture. The influential food journalist’s new book, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, borrows from the format […]

Ayurvedic Chef Prepares for Upcoming Passover Meal in Her Kitchen Sanctuary

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One step inside Kate Smith’s sleek, tranquil kitchen in Bingham Farms and the stress of the day subsides, your breathing slows, and you immediately feel more Zen. That’s exactly the feeling Smith wanted. The white granite countertops are mostly bare. Windows stretch across most of one wall and around an eat-in area just off the […]

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

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Thanksgiving is often referred to as the gluttonous holiday. We gather with our loved ones and binge on all that delicious turkey, rolls, stuffing, potatoes, desserts…the list goes on and on. This year make a promise to yourself and your family to cook all the yummy food you love – but the healthier alternative of […]

The 100 Foods Dr. Oz Wants in Your Shopping Cart

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It’s the only grocery list you’ll ever need. Dr. Oz covers everything from produce to desserts to keep your kitchen stocked with only the healthiest foods. Print this list and take it on your next trip to the supermarket. Courtesy of the Dr. Oz Show. You may also like: Vitamin B12 -The Forgotten Energy B […]

Listeria – Do You Know the Facts?

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Listeria is found in soil, groundwater, animal feed, sewage, and even dust. It mostly lives in soil, where the bacterium eats decaying plants. Once it makes its way into the food supply and is eaten by a humans, listeria transforms into a very different bug — one that can live inside human cells. Because listeria […]